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Some Tips on Using Herbal Teas

The other day I was in the grocery store and took a good look at the herbal tea section.  Everything is now in tea bags and is quite expensive.  Now I am old enough to remember a world where tea … Continue reading

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Dealing With Cholera and Diarrhea When Medical Care is Not Available

Before we go any further lets be clear about one thing, I am not a Doctor and have had no specialized medical training.  The suggestions and information that I am giving regarding the treatment of cholera and similar diseases, I … Continue reading

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Sugardine, a Great Homemade Antiseptic

I try to put up a new post every day, but occasionally there are posts that I think are important enough to be repeated. This post on sugardine is a good example.  It is something that everyone should know and … Continue reading

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Medical Preparations for TEOTWAWKI or a Major Disaster

Let’s assume a few things about a major disaster or TEOTWAWKI.  It will be darker, (no lights), colder, hotter, wetter, drier, and dirtier.  The world will not be as safe. There will be less clean water, less food, more danger, … Continue reading

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SAM Splints Belong in Your First Aid Kit.

Everybody needs a good set of splints in their first aid kit.  While there are many ways to improvise splints, it always saves time if you have one ready to use.  My first aid kit contains several of the SAM … Continue reading

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Sanitary Napkins, Tampons and Diapers Are They Good Blood Stoppers?

This post was sent to me by a friend.  For many years, I have been told that sanitary pads, diapers and tampons worked well as wound dressing.  This article disagrees and says that they should not be used on a … Continue reading

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Insect Repellants Like Permethrin for Preppers

Every year about this time, the ticks start to come out near where I live.  The deer ticks are fairly common and carry lime disease which can be quite nasty.  We are also starting to see mosquitoes that carry the … Continue reading

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A Family of Eight Died from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Today I saw where a family of eight died because of what is believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning.  They had had the electricity turned off and were running a generator in the kitchen.  Now I know some people will … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicines, Do They Work?

Every now and then alternative medicines are mentioned on my blog and there is a debate about whether or not they work, etc.  Me I am a skeptic on many things, but I do believe that there is some validity … Continue reading

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Emergency Dentistry and the Adventure Medical Dental Medic Kit

As all of you know who have had toothaches, the pain can be miserable.  It doesn’t matter whether it is caused by an infection, a lost filling, or fractured tooth. Untreated dental infections can kill you.  Only 200 years ago, … Continue reading

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